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EVENTING IRELAND AND EQUIRATINGS...

Above L-R Sam Watson (EquiRatings), Diarmuid Byrne (EquiRatings), Georgia Stubington (Vice Chairman Eventing Ireland), Alison Packman (Administration Manager Eventing Ireland), David O’Meara (Chairman Eventing Ireland). Eventing Ireland has been working...

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The Royal Rescues –...

Imagine being scared, alone. Terrified that that horrible human is going to come back with that stick or that no one is going to check on you for the sixth months in a row. Imagine being only two years old and being locked away in a shed, cold, alone and ...

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Can Trevor Breen make...

Only a handful of showjumping’s biggest names have won the famous Hickstead Derby three times in succession, and this summer Ireland’s Trevor Breen bids to join this elite roll of honour. Trevor is the reigning Equestrian.com Derby champion. Having wo...

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Looking ahead to the...

We love to share news about the top equestrian events around Ireland such as Tatts 2016, but sometimes it’s fun to look a little further afield to see how the horse racing scene is progressing in the UK. Seeing as the Cheltenham Festival is just around ...

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Ravensdale Lodge Results Week...

Friday Indoor Spring Training League Horse & Pony Results February 12th 2016 Week 2 X-poles Class – Double Clear: K.Creegan’s Gypsy (Katie Creegan). (prize) 6ocm Class – Divided between: W.Byrne’s Dylan (Wendy Byrne) (prize) an...

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Preparing and planning for...

Benjamin Franklin put it nicely…’if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail’. And while we know all too well that horses like to continually throw us curve balls, framing a short, medium and long term plan will pay dividends. not only for your ho...

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Blackhill eventing does trojan...

The Blackhill Eventing Irish Red Cross charity training clinic and charity raffle took place on Sunday last at Copper Beech Stud. Louise Halford as always went the extra mile, her warm hospitality made sure that everyone had a wonderful day and the huge q...

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Padraig McCarthy and Simon...

Padraig McCarthy is one of life’s great achievers. He finds himself on the eventing high performance squad for Ireland with his eye firmly on getting to the Rio Olympics, and he has travelled a road less ordinary to get there. The 38 year old Tipper...

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Ravensdale SJI Registered Indoor...

80cm Class – double clears: P.Richardson’s Zanadoo (Jane Richardson), R.Kenny’s Lurgan Green (Robert Kenny) and S.Richardson’s Ballinteskin Superstition (Sarah Richardson). 90cm Class –  double clears: M.Barnford’s Riv...